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Tyson Fury wants to complete trilogy against Derek Chisora

Updated on Aug 10, 2022 06:43 PM IST

Tyson Fury beat Derek Chisora in 2011 and 2014.

Tyson Fury celebrates winning his fight against Dillian Whyte(Reuters)
Tyson Fury celebrates winning his fight against Dillian Whyte(Reuters)

FIFA looks to start World Cup in Qatar a day earlier

The World Cup is set to open on Nov. 21, a Monday, with the Netherlands facing Senegal at 1 p.m. local time in Doha. Qatar and Ecuador are also in Group A but that match was scheduled to start six hours later on the same day.

File photo(AP)
File photo(AP)
Published on Aug 10, 2022 05:41 PM IST

‘It was a bad day for us’: India defender Jarmanpreet Singh on CWG final loss

Just when the expectations of an elusive gold medal were high, India endured one of its worst defeats against a formidable Australian unit.

Harmanpreet Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh, Surender Kumar and PR Sreejesh after the end of men's hockey final between India and Australia.(PTI)
Harmanpreet Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh, Surender Kumar and PR Sreejesh after the end of men's hockey final between India and Australia.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 10, 2022 05:37 PM IST

When Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid, I became more ambitious: Karim Benzema

With Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid in 2018, Karim Benzema spoke about how his departure changed him as a player.

Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema looks down during a training session one day prior to the UEFA Super Cup football match.(AFP)
Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema looks down during a training session one day prior to the UEFA Super Cup football match.(AFP)
Published on Aug 10, 2022 04:46 PM IST

Bhavani Devi wins gold medal at Commonwealth Fencing Championship

Bhavani Devi defeated Australia's Veronika Vasileva 15-10 in the finals of senior women’s sabre individual category.

Bhavani Devi won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Fencing Championship 2022 (Twitter/Media_SAI)
Bhavani Devi won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Fencing Championship 2022 (Twitter/Media_SAI)
Published on Aug 10, 2022 01:39 PM IST

Boxer Nitu Ghanghas: Desh support karega, toh ladkiyan aur bhi achha khelengi

Haryana-born Nitu Ghanghas won a gold medal in women’s 45kg-48kg minimum weight category at the recently concluded Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. She sheds light on how her thought process worked before turning up for the big final and also talks about inspiring young girls in the country, to take up sports.

Nitu Ghanghas beat England’s Demie-Jade Resztan in the final of the women’s 48kg category, to win her maiden gold medal at the recent CWG 2022. (Photo: ANI)
Nitu Ghanghas beat England’s Demie-Jade Resztan in the final of the women’s 48kg category, to win her maiden gold medal at the recent CWG 2022. (Photo: ANI)
Published on Aug 10, 2022 01:25 PM IST

Bhiwani’s young boxer makes her mark in the world ring

Boxer Jasmine Lamboria recently won a bronze medal for India in women’s 60kg lightweight category, at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. She talks about fulfilling a childhood dream and the desire to live up to the faith that her well wishers have shown in her.

Jasmine Lamboria, who hails from Haryana, won bronze in her debut Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, held recently. (Photo: Twitter)
Jasmine Lamboria, who hails from Haryana, won bronze in her debut Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, held recently. (Photo: Twitter)
Published on Aug 10, 2022 01:09 PM IST

Harry Kane flaunts cricket skills at Lord's, takes part in six-hitting challenge

Glimpses of the event was shared by The Hundred on social media, in which Harry Kane can also be seen doing commentary with former India coach Ravi Shastri.

England and Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane flaunts his cricketing skills at The Hundred(Twitter)
England and Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane flaunts his cricketing skills at The Hundred(Twitter)
Published on Aug 10, 2022 12:34 PM IST

Kyrgios wins in Montreal, faces No. 1 Medvedev in 2nd round

Kyrgios is coming off a victory at last week's Citi Open in Washington, where he ended a three-year title drought by winning his seventh career tour-level singles championship. That victory follows a runner-up finish at Wimbledon, where he lost to Novak Djokovic.

Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, returns to Sebastian Baez, of Argentina, during first round play at the National Bank Open tennis tournament(AP)
Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, returns to Sebastian Baez, of Argentina, during first round play at the National Bank Open tennis tournament(AP)
Published on Aug 10, 2022 09:36 AM IST

Naomi Osaka exits opening match at Toronto with back injury

The four-time Grand Slam champion retired from her first-round match with a back injury. She was trailing 7-6 (4), 3-0 against Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi when she withdrew from the contest.

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, prepares to hit a return to Kaia Kanepi, of Estonia, during the National Bank Open tennis tournament(AP)
Naomi Osaka, of Japan, prepares to hit a return to Kaia Kanepi, of Estonia, during the National Bank Open tennis tournament(AP)
Published on Aug 10, 2022 08:17 AM IST

Gold for Gukesh but bronze for India B

India women lose to US on the final day to go from gold medal contenders to finish with bronze as the Chess Olympiad draws to a close

Indian Chess player Gukesh D( Anantha Krishnan)
Indian Chess player Gukesh D( Anantha Krishnan)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 10:08 PM IST

Eyes firmly set on Paris 2024

Birmingham was just the starting point for many of India's biggest stars. The Olympics are the ultimate goal

India's CWG 2022 contingent(SAI Media Twitter)
India's CWG 2022 contingent(SAI Media Twitter)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 10:04 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2022: Beginning of a new dawn in athletics for India?

At the Gold Coast CWG 2018, India could only manage three medals in Athletics. But this time in CWG 2022, India's athletes set new benchmarks and won eight, including a prestigious gold.

Avinash Sable at the podium with a silver medal that he won in the 3000m men's steeplechase event. He became the first ever Indian to win a medal in steeplechase in Commonwealth Games history.(ADG PI - INDIAN ARMY Twitter)
Avinash Sable at the podium with a silver medal that he won in the 3000m men's steeplechase event. He became the first ever Indian to win a medal in steeplechase in Commonwealth Games history.(ADG PI - INDIAN ARMY Twitter)
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 09:00 PM IST

Gukesh’s win streak recalls Judit Polgar’s astonishing run of 1988

Just 12 years old, the youngest of the Hungarian chess-playing sisters and her contemporaries recall her astonishing run at Thessaloniki 34 years ago

Judit Polgar is a chess legend.(Twitter/@FIDE_chess)
Judit Polgar is a chess legend.(Twitter/@FIDE_chess)
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 08:26 PM IST

Serena Williams drops shocking retirement bombshell ahead of US Open 2022

Serena, who will turn 41 next month, has clinched 73 career singles title during her illustrious career, which includes 23 Grand Slam trophies as well. The last of it came back in 2017 at the Australian Open following which she had taken a maternity break for the birth of her daughter Olympia.

 Serena Williams (USA TODAY Sports)
 Serena Williams (USA TODAY Sports)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 07:43 PM IST

National women’s wrestling coach seeks more despite CWG success

Indian women won two gold, a silver and three bronze at the Birmingham Games, better than their 1-2-3 at 2018 Gold Coast, but Jitendra Yadav feels they should have done better

India's Sakshi Malik celebrates her win against Canada's Ana Godinez Gonzalez in the women's 62kg gold medal wrestling match on day nine of the Commonwealth Games.(AFP)
India's Sakshi Malik celebrates her win against Canada's Ana Godinez Gonzalez in the women's 62kg gold medal wrestling match on day nine of the Commonwealth Games.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 07:38 PM IST

Watch: Euro 2020 star chased by police after clashing with abusive fan in anger

Domenico Berardi chased an abusive fan after Sassuolo's defeat vs Modena and then was pursued by the police.

Domenico Berardi was caught in controversy on Sunday.(Twitter/@MCriscitiello)
Domenico Berardi was caught in controversy on Sunday.(Twitter/@MCriscitiello)
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 07:14 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton almost quit F1 after Max Verstappen controversy

Lewis Hamilton missed out on a record eighth-championship title due to a controversial finish in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which was won by the Red Bull driver, following which he also went to win the title.

File photo of formula one racer Lewis Hamilton(AFP)
File photo of formula one racer Lewis Hamilton(AFP)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 06:59 PM IST

Chhetri, Manisha named men's and women's AIFF Footballer of Year

Sunil Chhetri was named the AIFF Men's Footballer of the Year for the seventh time while Manisha Kalyan was picked for her maiden honour in the women's category for the 2021-22 season.

File photo of Indian football skipper Sunil Chhetri in action (ANI)
File photo of Indian football skipper Sunil Chhetri in action (ANI)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 05:37 PM IST

Real Madrid looks to keep momentum at UEFA Super Cup

It will be the teams' first competitive meeting since the 1960 European Cup final, when Madrid won its fifth straight European title at the time with a thrilling 7-3 win at Glasgow's Hampden Park.

File photo of  Real Madrid’s football players
File photo of  Real Madrid’s football players
Published on Aug 09, 2022 05:36 PM IST

Man United legend Giggs accused of 'headbutting', ‘kicking naked ex-girlfriend’

Manchester United legend is on trial after being accused of physically assaulting his ex-girlfriend Kate Greville.

Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs leaves Manchester crown court after appearing on assault charges in Manchester, northwest England.(AFP)
Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs leaves Manchester crown court after appearing on assault charges in Manchester, northwest England.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 04:26 PM IST

Former Real Madrid player Isco pens two-year contract with Sevilla

Isco had been with Madrid since transferring from Málaga in 2013, but he had not played much as a starter in recent seasons. He also lost his place in Spain’s national team after his recent struggles.

Isco pens two-year contract with Sevilla(Twitter/SevillaFC)
Isco pens two-year contract with Sevilla(Twitter/SevillaFC)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 03:13 PM IST

‘We deserve to celebrate this silver’: PR Sreejesh hits back at critics

In one of its worst performances in recent times, the Manpreet Singh-led Indian unit suffered a 0-7 loss against the defending champions Australia.

The Indian men's hockey team won silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.(Twitter/16Sreejesh)
The Indian men's hockey team won silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.(Twitter/16Sreejesh)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 02:12 PM IST

Kohli’s smashing collage message for CWG Indian medallists, fans go ‘WOW’

Virat Kohli congratulated Team India for their performance at the Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG 2022), held in Birmingham.

Team India won 61 medals at CWG 2022.(AFP)
Team India won 61 medals at CWG 2022.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 01:14 PM IST

Game respects game: Neeraj Chopra's gesture for PAK's Arshad Nadeem wins heart

Arshad Nadeem won a gold medal in men's javelin finals in Birmingham, where he also crossed the 90m mark, a target which Neeraj Chopra is chasing.

India javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and Pakistan Arshad Nadeem(Twitter)
India javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and Pakistan Arshad Nadeem(Twitter)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 12:39 PM IST

CWG 2022: 'Did the sheer thought of her having Covid make India lose'

Chasing a challenging 162, Harmanpreet Kaur and co came very close to winning the contest but a collapse following the dismissal of Jemmiah Rodrigues saw India get bundled out on 152 in 19.3 overs.

Australia cricketer Tahlia McGrath and India captain Harmanpreet Kaur
Australia cricketer Tahlia McGrath and India captain Harmanpreet Kaur
Published on Aug 09, 2022 11:25 AM IST

No pressure says Raducanu as U.S. Open title defence looms

Teenager Raducanu completed one of tennis' most remarkable feats a year ago at Flushing Meadows when the 150th-ranked qualifier swatted aside vastly more experienced opponents on her way to becoming a Grand Slam champion.

Emma Raducanu, of Britain(AP)
Emma Raducanu, of Britain(AP)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 09:05 AM IST

Russia's Medvedev looks on the bright side of Wimbledon ban

The world number one returned to action in Los Cabos last week where he won four straight matches without dropping a set to claim his first title of the year on Saturday and said he feels extra prepared for the hard court season.

Russia's Daniil Medvedev(REUTERS)
Russia's Daniil Medvedev(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 07:49 AM IST

Shuttling to a new high

The badminton campaign which started with a heartbreaking defeat in the mixed team event has ended on a much better note. Never have India won three gold medals at a single CWG Games and the performance showed how the youngsters are slowly but surely starting to take centrestage. Sindhu is a veteran but Lakshya, Satwik and Chirag, Treesa and Gayatri are still at the starting line. Come Paris, they will be ready.

Birmingham: India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty celebrate after winning the Men's Doubles Final(PTI)
Birmingham: India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty celebrate after winning the Men's Doubles Final(PTI)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 07:38 AM IST
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